For Accommodations, please contact Jenifer at 303.464.5536
This is a generalization for the trip.
Trip Exertion Scale:
1: easy, mostly sitting
2: easy, mostly sitting, with some walking
3: moderate, some walking, possible stairs
4: moderate to high, lots of walking, outside, stairs, elevation
5: high, long day, lots of walking, stairs, elevation
Active Adult Trips link
Museum of Nature & Science, Gates Planetarium (3-4)
Explore the exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. You can visit the expedition health, space odyssey, Egyptian mummies or take a stroll through the visiting Mythbusters (as seen on TV) exhibit on explosives! We will also be seeing a show at the Gates Planetarium, show title will be released closer to trip date. Fee includes transportation, museum and planetarium admission, lunch is on your own (price range: $8 - 15.) Trip deadline date: Thursday October 31.
57318 $20/$25 Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. November 5
Tea at The Denver Tea Room (2)
Voted Westwards 2011 Best Afternoon Tea. The Denver Tea Room is a family owned tea room, the sisters have a unique story that created this wonderful tea room. The ladies have an extensive menu featuring seasonal items. This tea will be sure to fill you up. Please let us know of any allergies or dietary restrictions when registering. Fee includes transportation and escort. Tea will be on your own. (price: $26 plus 18% gratuity and tax.) Trip deadline date: Friday October 25.
57319 $7/$9 Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. November 8
The CELL Museum (3)
The Counter terrorism Education Learning Lab (CELL) is dedicated to preventing terrorism through education, empowerment and engagement. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution, its one-of-a-kind exhibit, renowned speaker series and training initiatives provide a comprehensive look at the threat of terrorism and how individuals can play a role in preventing it, ultimately enhancing public safety. Fee includes transportation, escort, admission fee, and tour. Lunch will be on your own afterwards at MAD Greens (price range: $6 - 9.) Trip deadline date: Thursday November 7.
57320 $12/$14 Tuesday 9 :30 a.m. - 2 p.m. November 12
Georgetown Christmas Market (5)
Experience this winter holiday wonderland as the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas is recaptured in Victorian Georgetown. There are hand-crafted gift items, baked goods, entertainment and many beautiful decorations. Fee includes transportation only. The elevation is approximately 7500 feet. Lunch is on your afterward at one of the local restaurants. Trip deadline date: Monday November 25.
57321 $18/$20 Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. December 7
Denver Zoo Lights (4-5)
See the Zoo in lights like you never have before. Join us for an evening at the Denver Zoo after dark but lit up with holiday lights and spirit everywhere. We will follow the lit path through the zoo and see a few animals but admire the light displays the zoo staff work so hard to create! Please come dressed for the weather, there are warming stations and hot chocolate available for purchase. Fee includes transportation, escort, and admission. Trip deadline date: Monday December 2.
57322 $13/$16 Monday 5:30 - 8 p.m. December 9
Arvada Center “A Christmas Carol” (1-2)
Don’t miss the festivities as the Arvada Center brings new life to this Dickens’ classic - a cheerful remembrance of the meaning of the season. This big Broadway rendition featuring music by award winning composer, Alan Menken (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast , Aladdin and The Little Mermaid ), is an enjoyable, musical staging that will bring the joy of the holiday to your entire family! Fee includes transportation and ticket. Trip deadline date: Tuesday November 12.
57323 $57/$68 Thursday 6:30 - 11 p.m. December 12
Holiday Lights Tour (2)
We’ll head to the western Denver Metro area, into neighborhoods and into slices of color around the city to see the glittering lights and the fanciful sights. Each year is different, based on our critical reconnaissance. Let us put the holiday twinkle in your eye on this tour of the holiday lights of Denver! Fee includes transportation and tour guide. Dinner is on your own at White Fence Farm. (prices range: $10 - 20.) Trip deadline date: Tuesday December 3.
57324 $20/$25 Tuesday 4 - 10 p.m. December 17
Snowshoeing at Eldora (5)
Eldora’s Mountain Resort’s Nordic Center provides a scenic setting for snowshoers of all abilities. Their trails cross beautiful alpine clearings and pass through peaceful forests. After a fun day in the snow and sun you will have lunch at The Lodge at the base of Eldora Mountain. Fee includes trail pass and transportation. Lunch is on your own. Snowshoe rentals are available for $20 on site. Trip deadline date: Monday December 16.
57325 $17/$20 Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. December 19
Denver Art Museum (2 - 3)
Passport to Paris brings together works from the rock stars of the art world—Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and more. This exhibition’s trio of shows focuses on French art from the late 1600’s to early 1900’s and explores changes in art and society during three important centuries in art history. Revealing how art mirrors society, we will get a sense of the changes that took place from the time of the powerful and absolute monarchy of Louis XIV to the individualistic café society. Fee includes transportation, ticket, guided tour, and escort. Lunch on your own at MAD Greens. (price range: $6 - 9.) Trip deadline date: Friday December 27.
57326 $33/$38 Friday 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. January 10
National Western Stockshow (3 - 4)
Put on your cowboy hat ‘n boots, we’re goin’ to the rodeo! It’s a spectacular show and competition between the best horse and bull riding cowboys in the nation. If you get hungry, there are food vendors. Fee includes transportation and ticket to the rodeo. Lunch is on your own. Trip deadline date: Monday December 2.
57327 $20/$22 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. January 14
Snowshoeing at Frisco Nordic Center (5)
Snowshoers of all abilities can enjoy Frisco Nordic Center’s trails along the shores of Lake Dillon with scenic overlooks. After a fun day in the snow and sun you will have lunch at The Log Lodge (price range: $8 - 15.) Fee includes trail pass and transportation. Lunch is on your own. Snowshoe rentals are available for $12 on site. Trip deadline date: Monday January 13.
57328 $22/$25 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. January 17
Denver History Tour Colfax Tour (1-2)
Take a bus tour of Denver’s famous Colfax Avenue along its entire 26-mile length from Golden to Aurora. On this five-hour Denver History Tour, you will learn about the evolution of this avenue from neighborhood street to its designation as US Highway 40. Each city along the route has something to share about the rich history of Colfax. Lakewood retains many of the motor hotels servicing auto traffic from the early to mid 20th century. Denver’s portion has gone through many incarnations as well, including its seedier elements of pornography shops and prostitution. Learn about the city’s efforts to improve Colfax’s image along major stretches of the avenue. Continue along into Aurora to see the major redevelopments occurring at the old Fitzsimons Hospital. Colfax is a microcosm of Denver society and this tour will help us learn about ourselves. Come join the fun! Fee includes transportation and tour guide. Lunch is on your own. Trip deadline: Thursday January 9.
57329 $20/$25 Thursday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. January 23
Breckenridge Snow Sculptures (5)
Join us for this breathtaking sight during viewing week this year! Teams of artists from all over the world (Russia and China to name a few) compete in this annual competition of designing and sculpturing 12-foot high pieces of art out of a 20 ton pile of snow. You also have time to have lunch at a restaurant of your choice and shop at Main Street’s many stores. Please be aware that this is a snowy, high alpine environment. Dress warmly and appropriately with high traction shoes. Elevation is around 9,000 feet. Fee includes transportation and snow sculptures. Lunch is on your own. Trip deadline date: Wednesday January 22.
57330 $15/$18 Monday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. January 27
Candlelight Dinner Playhouse “9 to 5” (2)
Pushed to the boiling point by their boss, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. They conspire to take control of their company and learn there’s nothing they can’t do -- even in a man’s world. Set in the late 1970’s, 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. Outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic, “9 to 5: The Musical” is about teaming up and taking care of business. Fee includes transportation, ticket, dinner and gratuity. Trip deadline date: Monday December 30.
57331 $56/$65 Thursday 5 - 11 p.m. January 30
Pepsi Center Tour (4)
Come to Pepsi Center for your All Access VIP Tour! See where the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, and Colorado Mammoth call home, plus have backstage access to where the big names in music have performed! Learn about how they convert from hockey ice to basketball court. The multi-use arena is world class and a premier sports and entertainment destination in Denver. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch is on your own at Brooklyn’s (price range: $8 - 15.) Trip deadline date: Monday January 20.
57332 $13/$16 Monday 9:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. February 3
Anchor Center for Blind Children (2-3)
The mission of Anchor Center for Blind Children is to teach visually impaired infants, young children and their families, providing hope and a nurturing environment where children reach their highest potential. They are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing early intervention/education to blind and visually impaired children throughout the state of Colorado. It was founded in 1982 by a librarian from the Colorado Library for the Blind, who saw a need for services for blind and visually impaired children, and the local Delta Gamma Alumnae chapter. Fee includes transportation and tour. Trip deadline date: Monday February 10.
57333 $7/$9 Thursday 1:30 - 4 p.m. February 13
Snowshoe at Breckenridge (5)
We will head up to Breckenridge for a day full of snowshoeing. Snowshoe to find the destination Hut, Josie’s Cabin, at the bottom of the Cucumber Gulch Preserve or venture higher up to our Peak 7 destination cabins on our New Nordic World trail system in the White River National Forest. Fee includes transportation, escort, and trail pass. Pack a lunch or enjoy homemade soup at the lodge (price range: $7 - 11.) Snowshoe rentals available on site for $13. Trip deadline date: Monday February 17.
57334 $22/$25 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. February 21
Cheese Importers (2-3)
Cheese Importers is a family-owned business founded in 1976 by Lyman & Linda White. They offer natural, organic and imported cheeses, cured meats, specialty oils, spices, olives, chocolate and other unique specialty foods. “La Fromagerie”, the European Marketplace, open to the public, features the largest walk in refrigerated cheese and cured meat market in Colorado. We will be visiting the new building in Longmont and enjoying lunch there. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch is on your own. Please bring a light jacket as part of the tour is in the cooler. Trip deadline date: Thursday February 20.
57335 $7/$9 Tuesday 9:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. February 25
The English Tea Cup (1-2)
Head to the English Teacup in Aurora for a traditional afternoon high tea. It has been a fixture in Aurora and surrounding areas for over 35 years providing authentic foods and sweets imported from the UK. A couple of years ago a small tearoom was added at the front of the store to serve tea, lunches, scones with clotted cream and jam at reasonable prices. Fee includes transportation and escort. Tea is on your own (price: $16.50 plus tax and gratuity.) Trip deadline date: Monday February 24.
57336 $7/$9 Friday 12 - 3:30 p.m. February 28
Balistreri Vineyards (2)
Balistreri Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery dedicated to making fine-quality wine. John Balistreri combines both traditional wine-making methods and modern technology to produce award winning wines- handcrafted, one barrel at a time, with grapes that are fermented on their own yeast, unaltered by sulfites, unfiltered, unrefined and aged in American oak. We will tour the facility, have a wine tasting, and enjoy lunch afterwards. Fee includes transportation, escort, and tour. Lunch is on your own afterward (price range: $7 - 11.) Trip deadline date: Tuesday February 25.
57337 $32/$39 Tuesday 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. March 4
Murder Mayhem and Madness Tour (5)
Golden, Colorado is known as the home of Coors Brewery and the School of Mines, however, during this haunted history tour hear tales of the wild, wild west that this town once was. Tales include lynchings, shoot outs, murder, and mayhem. See the park named after an innocent man hanged by a mob and the location where Golden’s ‘Night of Terror’ took place. Hear what nefarious activities used to take place on top of Golden’s Castle Rock, what paranormal activity may have forced a building to be shortened by one floor, and much more. Fee includes transportation and tour. Lunch will be at D’Deli before the tour (price range: $6 - 13.) This is a walking tour, we will be walking 1 - 1.5 miles. Trip deadline date: Tuesday February 25.
57338 $23/$28 Tuesday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. March 11
Snowshoe at Eldora (5)
Eldora’s Mountain Resort’s Nordic Center provides a scenic setting for snowshoers of all abilities. Their trails cross beautiful alpine clearings and pass through peaceful forests. After a fun day in the snow and sun you will have lunch at The Lodge at the base of Eldora Mountain. Fee includes trail pass and transportation. Lunch is on your own. Snowshoe rentals are available for $20 on site. Trip deadline date: Monday March 10.
57339 $17/$20 Friday 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. March 14
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery (3-4)
You will find a whole new museum experience when you visit the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. A combination of history, science, and culture; lots of hands-on exhibits and activities; the Archive; beautiful outdoor spaces; fully-equipped classrooms; rooftop observation deck; and the state-of-the-art immersive experience of the digital dome theater. Fee includes transportation, escort, and admission fee. Lunch is on your own after the museum at Stuft: A Burger Bar (price range: $7 - 15.) Trip deadline date: Monday March 17.
57340 $13/$16 Tuesday 9:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. March 25
Boulder Dinner Theater “Sisters of Swing” (1 - 2)
They sold over 90 million records, nine of them gold. They had more Top Ten hits than the Beatles or Elvis. And they are still one of the best-selling female vocal groups of all time. Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters follows sisters LaVerne, Maxene and Patty Andrews from their early days on the road through their rise as recording stars to entertaining American GI’s overseas to dis-assembling over differences. The score intermingles over twenty hit songs like Bei Mir Bist Du Schon, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. This show goes beyond the ordinary to offer a unique perspective into these women as human beings, showing how the events of their lives shaped who they became to the rest of the world.. Fee includes transportation, ticket, dinner and gratuity. Trip deadline date: Thursday February 27.
57341 $48/$58 Thursday 5 - 11 p.m. March 27
Breakfast Club (1) link
The first Friday of each month, we will travel to a new restaurant to experience some great breakfast food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.
All of Hash’s organic, gluten-free hashes arrive at tables with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients such as mushrooms, sweet yams or corned beef. Hash has a wide variety of breakfast plates that includes everything from flaky croissants to hearty breakfast tacos. Hash isn’t the only thing this breakfast joint specializes in; sweet and savory breakfast crepes are popular as well. Menu prices range from $6 - 8. Trip deadline date: Friday November 29.
56017 $7/$9 Friday 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. December 6
Aunt Alice’s Kitchen (Longmont)
“Where friends gather”. With reasonable prices and generous portions Aunt Alice’s Kitchen is a classic breakfast restaurant. The menu features classics biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos, and haystacks. The menu is varied and is full of flavor! Menu prices range from $4 - 7. Trip deadline date: Friday December 27.
56018 $7/$9 Friday 8 - 11 a.m. January 3
Bistro 4 (Louisville)
Bistro 4 is a new neighborhood restaurant in Louisville, Colorado. Serving a bright rendition of American-French breakfast and lunch. At Bistro 4 they use local producers and natural ingredients, making the best breakfast possible. The menu features crab benedicts and bagel and lox, along with the standard breakfast favorites. Menu prices range from $4 - 13. Trip deadline date: Friday January 31.
56019 $7/$9 Friday 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. February 7
Wild Eggs (Denver)
At Wild Eggs, the goal is to offer the same level of preparation, presentation and service that guests can expect from an upscale dining experience. The well-trained staff consistently delivers innovative dishes that offer a fresh, contemporary approach to traditional breakfast, brunch and lunch. From the bacon and eggs and fresh squeezed orange juice, to the signature Everything muffin and Sweet Home Apple Bourbon Crepes, each detail of your meal is crafted with care by the experienced chefs. Menu prices range from $5 - 13. Trip deadline date: Friday February 28.
56020 $7/$9 Friday 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. March 7
Supper Club (1) link
The third Wednesday of each month, we will travel to a fine dining restaurant for food and fellowship. Fee includes transportation only. The meal is on your own. Prices do not include tax or gratuity.
Indulge Bistro and Wine Bar (Golden)
Winner of the OpenTable.com Diner’s Choice award two years in a row, Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar is locally owned by long-time Highlands Ranch resident Peter Fatianow and his wife Delinda Fatianow. They recognized that the Denver metro area needed a place where relaxing with friends is as important as great food and wine. At Indulge, Denver’s best Wine Bar, you will encounter exceptional service, food, wine, spirits, and a.m.biance. Menu prices range from $10 - 32. Trip deadline date: Wednesday November 13.
55972 $7/$9 Wednesday 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. November 20
Angelina’s Italian (Littleton)
At Angelina’s Fine Italian Dining, chefs whip up classic dishes inspired by New York City’s tradition of flavorful Italian cuisine. Toppings from pineapple to capicola ham grace five Neapolitan - style pizzas named after the Big Apple’s five boroughs. You will find stuffed lasagna, ravioli and ziti with homemade mozzarella and ricotta cheese. Menu prices range from $12 - 27. Trip deadline date: Wednesday December 11.
55973 $7/$9 Wednesday 4 - 7:30 p.m. December 18
With a long family culinary tradition, Efrain has owned and operated restaurants in Boulder, Longmont and Lafayette for over 30 years and is proud and happy to bring his unique style of Northern Mexican cooking to Colorado. Efrain’s dishes are prepared in the authentic Northern Chihuahua style, a high altitude desert region where he grew up. The chilies are fiery and the flavors are robust. Menu prices range from $6 - 13. Trip deadline date: Wednesday January 8.
55974 $7/$9 Wednesday 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. January 15
Elway’s (Cherry Creek)
Located in Denver’s distinctive Cherry Creek neighborhood, Elway’s is the ideal setting for any occasion. Enjoy an outstanding meal served with genuine hospitality in an environment that is uniquely Colorado. The menu boasts USDA hand cut prime steaks, fin fish, crustaceans and much more. And, you’ll always find something new at Elway’s. The menu changes to match market availability, ensuring you the finest and freshest dining selections. Menu prices range from $20 - 50. Trip deadline date: Wednesday February 12.
55975 $7/$9 Wednesday 4 - 7:30 p.m. February 19
Brasserie Ten Ten (Boulder)
Brasserie Ten Ten is one of Boulder’s finest gathering places! Brasserie Ten Ten has been delighting customers with their French inspired cuisine since its opening in July of 2003. Executive Chef, Anthony Hessel, brings his vast experience to this friendly and bustling setting, making it a perfect place to enjoy dinner. Menu prices range from $15 - 30. Trip deadline date: Wednesday March 12.
55976 $7/$9 Wednesday 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. March 19
Casino Trips (3) link
Sit back and relax as you are comfortably taken to Black Hawk or Central City. Most casino packages includes transportation, 2 time points, $5 cash back on day of the trip, $5 or $10 off meals, and free drinks while gambling. You must use your player card to earn points. You must be age 21 to enroll for these trips. Trip deadline date: 3 BUSINESS days prior to trip.
56023 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. November 19 Fitzgeralds
56025 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. January 21 MardiGras
56026 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. February 18 Lady Luck
56027 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 18 Fitzgeralds
Lady Luck—New Year’s at Noon
Celebrate the New Year at Lady Luck Casino. Trip includes Champagne Toast at Noon with party favors, gambling, food specials and round-trip motor coach transportation.
56024 $6/$8 Tuesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. December 31
For more information on extended trips, please visit the “extended trips” brochure rack in the Broomfield Community Center front lobby or call 303.464.5536.
Majestic Mountain Town Tour: Group Extended Travel Trip
This four-day and three-night Majestic Mountain Tour includes touring a winery in Palisade, a visit to their hot springs, a snow cat/history tour in Ouray and more fun in Telluride! Flyer
January 21 - 24
$649 Double, $778 Single, $200 deposit